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Every winter the NZ International Film Festival (NZIFF) brings the ...
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Walk into the home of Debra Yearsley, and you’ll quickly recognise her love of colour. But when the Yearsley family first moved into their 1980s ... more
We run up and down it daily, and yet the staircase is a part of the household that often gets overlooked – but with clever ... more
Sure, Susan Templer is in a lucky position. As an interior designer she has the skill to choose a range of colours for her house ... more
This cosy dining room with a Scandi-bent featured in the Winter 2014 issue of habitat magazine. We had two experts suggest an alternative scheme. more
Purple is one of those colours that we can't seem to get enough of. Other on-trend colours swirl about our interiors while purple, and its ... more
We’ve all done it – pondered long and hard over the paint colour charts, worried over our interior colours, bought armfuls of Resene testpots to ... more
For Monde Norden and her American-born husband Michael Glazer, their home overlooking Karekare beach on Auckland’s west coast seems a million miles away from the ... more
At Habitat by Resene we get to see all sorts of creative ideas, submitted by our readers. Here’s a selection of the clever things you ... more
Building a new farmhouse-style home in semi-rural Auckland gave Cindy and Neville Poole a chance to use up-to-the-minute energy efficient and eco-friendly products – including ... more
It’s no surprise to learn that this family love colour… any colour. It may have been tempting to give free reign to that passion during ... more
Warning: this article will reinforce gender stereotypes. It has to. It’s about man caves. The man cave has been around for centuries providing men with ... more
Dining room, dining space or just a dining table? Many of us don’t have the first, and even if we do have a dedicated dining ... more
Making sure a gorgeous Edwardian villa was given age-appropriate interior colours without ending up looking like a museum was a challenge taken on by homeowners ... more
Flying in the face of the assumption that all old houses are cold and damp, one woman and a team of companies, including Resene and ... more
There’s a debate going on in our house at the moment. We’re planning major renovations, and have included a fairly generous study or home office ... more
Hand on heart, we can honestly say there are few people in this world who would paint their house purple. Fiona Sheffield is one of ... more
There’s that certain point in the life of our kids when their individual creativity and personality shines through strongly enough to influence their own surroundings ... more
It was a typical first home - a humble mint and forest green ex-State house in Taranaki. Adam and Kate returned from their OE, bought ... more
It’s official. Daylight saving is over and we’ve had a bit of rain this past week - summer is fading with autumn following hard on ... more
When Jodie Robertson of Smoke N Mirrors was asked to design the interiors of a showhome for Jennian Homes, there was a special twist to ... more
Having a glamorous kitchen isn’t everyone’s cup of chai. Some of us prefer a humble rustic flavour, a cluttery vintage style or something sleek and ... more
Adding French-style opulence to a new family home and on a budget. It might sound impossible but thanks to the meeting of two creative minds ... more
There's a rising tide of bold and bright colours, and it's not being contained or confined to our interiors. Hot sizzling colour is finding its ... more
A trio of bold, rich Resene colours inspired by a garden outlook and the gold of the setting sun has transformed a bland interior into ... more